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May 6, 2017 | Boston Herald

Moulton, Lynch say vets get squeezed in GOP plan

Issues: Veterans

Two Bay State U.S. Reps. are warning veterans could be hurt by passage of the Republican version of Obamacare for non-VA medical care.

May 5, 2017 | Cruise Industry News

Massport Dedicates The Flynn Cruiseport Boston

In a ceremony not far from the docks where former Mayor of Boston and U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See Raymond L. Flynn once worked as a young man, Governor Charlie Baker, elected officials, community members and children from South Boston, and Massport officially dedicated The Flynn Cruiseport Boston at The Black Falcon Terminal. The event also celebrated the annual kick off to the Boston cruise season, according to a statement.

May 5, 2017 | Boston Herald

Massachusetts reps blast health bill

Issues: Health Care

Massachusetts congressmen are blasting the healthcare bill passed yesterday by the Republican-majority House of Representatives, warning of the effect on veterans and others The American Health Care Act would prevent veterans eligible for VA health care from getting crucial tax credits if they are forced to buy outside insurance, U.S. Congressman Stephen told Boston Herald Radio this morning.

May 5, 2017 | WATD 95.9 FM

MA: Congressman Stephen Lynch Decries Healthcare Bill

Issues: Health Care

House Republicans passed the American Health Care Act which is designed to replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, with a 217-213 vote. While Republicans celebrated with a Rose Garden ceremony Democratic representatives like Congressman Stephen Lynch decried the bill.

May 5, 2017 | WRKO Morning Show

Congressman Lynch Joins Kim and VB

Issues: Health Care

The day after the House of Representatives met to approve on the Republicans healthcare bill, Congressman Stephen Lynch joined the morning show to talk about the healthcare bill and the differences he sees between the Affordable Care Act and the Reps new proposed bill.

May 4, 2017 | MassLive

Massachusetts lawmakers, health care groups decry passage of House GOP's Obamacare repeal plan

Issues: Health Care

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-South Boston, meanwhile, said he's "very concerned about the impact of this proposal on families in Massachusetts and across the country."

May 4, 2017 | Independent Journal Review

Congress Reintroduces Bill to Give Veterans Battling PTSD Another Option

Issues: Veterans

Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) and Rep. Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA) reintroduced the bipartisan Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers Act in the House, and Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE) and Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) did the same in the Senate.

May 4, 2017 | NECN

Lawmakers Sound Off on Health Care Vote

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) said in a statement, "This proposal would hurt retirees’ access to healthcare by weakening Medicare and by dramatically increasing costs for individuals over age 50. And TrumpCare does nothing to address the rising cost of prescription drugs."

May 4, 2017 | The Lowell Sun

Mass. backlash as US House approves Trumpcare

Issues: Health Care

Local reactions poured in after the vote:C ongressman Stephen Lynch: "I remain strongly opposed to TrumpCare and I am disappointed that yet again House Republican leadership rushed their proposal to the Floor without hearings, time for public input, or an estimate of what this will cost average families."

Apr 28, 2017 | Boston Herald

Lynch wants White House to hand over Flynn docs

U.S. Rep. Stephen F. Lynch said he wants the House Oversight Committee to subpoena the White House to produce documents related to Gen. Michael Flynn, as the multi-agency investigation intensified over the former national security adviser’s failure to disclose foreign contacts and payments from Russia.